Lenovo Vibe K5 Note Review

Lenovo is trying its best to market the best smartphone in normal price range and in the same process, its released it’s another mid-range budget smartphone known as the Lenovo Vibe K5 Note on January 2016 along with the Lenovo Vibe K4 Note. And here we are reviewing the same “Lenovo Vibe K5 Note”.

The Lenovo Vibe K5 Note, unlike the Vibe K4 Note, is completely made up of a metal. However, the sides are made up of a plastic. The rear panel features matte and grainy textures which make the device look premium. Besides, the front part of the Vibe K5 Note receives the protection of 2.5D curved corning gorilla glass which is also present in its small brother, Vibe K4 Note and other mid-range smartphones like Oppo F3 and F3 Plus.

An earpiece followed by a front facing camera, sensors and notification LED light is placed on the top of the screen. Further, the device features the capacitive home, recent app and back buttons below the screen. Nevertheless, this device too lacks backlit supported capacitive keys.

Furthermore, the topmost part of the Vibe K5 Note contains a 3.5 mm earphone port. Similarly, the bottom includes a micro USB port and a primary microphone. The device, further, acquires volume adjusting keys and a power key at right side and hybrid SIM card slot at the left side. Besides, the device accommodates a secondary mic, a main facing camera, a dual tone LED flashlight at the right and a fingerprint sensor just below the camera at the rear.

Furthermore, the Lenovo Vibe K4 Note is featured with 5.5 inches LTPS IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen featuring the 1080 x 1920 pixels full HD resolution and ~401 ppi pixels density. The screen is bright and produces vibrant, saturated and accurate color. Further, the device also includes the light sensor which helps to adjust the brightness automatically in accordance with the environment.

Moreover, the Lenovo Vibe K4 Note is operated with Android 5.1.1 Lollipop OS, however, it cannot be upgraded to any new software launched by Android. Also, the Vibe K4 Note features Mediatek MT6755 Helio P10 chipset, Octa-Core (4 x 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53 and 4 x 1.0 GHz Cortex-A53) CPU and Mali-T860MP2 GPU. Besides, the device is stocked with 32 GB of internal memory and 3 GB of RAM. The storage can further be expanded up to 128 GB.

Furthermore, the Lenovo Vibe K5 Note boasts 13 MP, f/2.2 aperture lens, phase detection autofocus rear facing camera supported by a dual tone LED flashlight. The device also is equipped with 8 MP of front facing camera. The main camera gives perfect shots in the day time, however, image shows grain when captured in the lowlight.

In addition, the Lenovo Vibe K5 Note has been assembled with Li-Po 3500 mAh users’ non removable battery. Nevertheless, the device, likely to other mid-range smartphone, is deprived of fast charging. The battery, anyway, gives backup for more than 24 hours with a single charge. Also, the device is available in silver, gray and gold colors.

Lenovo Vibe K5 Note Price in Nepal : Rs. 27,000 (Around)

Lenovo Vibe K5 Note Specification


 Size  5.5 inches
 Resolution  1080 x 1920 pixels
 Color Depth  16M


 CPU Speed  1.8 GHz, 1.0 GHz
 CPU Type  Octa-Core


 Video Recording Resolution  1920 x 1080p@30fps
 Main Camera Resolution  13.0 MP
 Front Camera Resolution  8.0 MP
 Main Camera Auto-focus  Yes


 RAM  3 GB
 ROM  32 GB
 External Memory  Yes, Expandable Up To 128 GB (Uses SIM 2 Slot)


 Multi-Sim  Dual-SIM
 Sim Size  Nano and Micro SIM
 2G Sim  B2/B3/B5/B8


 ANT+  No
 USB Version  USB 2.0
 Headphone  3.5 mm Stereo
 Wi-Fi/Wi-Fi Direct  802.11 b/g/n/ac (2.4/5 GHz), Yes
 Bluetooth  Bluetooth v4.1
 MHL  No
 PC Sync  NA
 Location  GPS
  NFC  No


 Operating Software  Android 5.1 Lollipop

Physical Information

 Color+  Silver, Gray and Gold
 Form Factor  Touchscreen Bar
 Dimension  152 x 75.7 x 8.5 mm
 Weight  165 g
 Water Resistant/Dust Proof  No


 Compass/Magnetometer  Yes
 Proximity Sensor  Yes
 Accelerometer  Yes
 Ambient Light Sensor  Yes
 Gyroscope  Yes
 Barometer  NA
 Temperature Sensor  NA


 Standard Battery Capacity  3500 mAh
 Removable  No

Audio and Video

 Video Playing Format  NA
 Video Playing Resolution  NA
 Audio Playing Format  NA


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